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trip line

noun
1.
(in lumbering) a line for freeing a dog hook from a log at a distance.
2.
Origin of trip line
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • A trip-line is made fast to an anchor with a clove hitch round the crown, and either buoyed or led on board.

    On Yachts and Yacht Handling Thomas Fleming Day

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